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Sink or Swim

Producer (Former Employee)
McLean, VA

I worked at AOL full-time for more than a year

ProsYou were given a lot of responsibilities and plenty of resources to get your job done.

ConsYou were not provided much guidance. Management was a misnomer; you were tasked and supported but you were not managed.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Some of the best people, had the best and the worst of times

Technical Director (Former Employee)
Dulles, VA

I worked at AOL full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: People loved their jobs Felt like they were contributing Saw their product… Cons: Lack of focus No patience for rectifying mistakes Too many VPs Advice to Senior Management: Stop trying to please Wall Street and previously the Time… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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The management revolving door of all time

Vice President (Former Employee)
New York, NY

I worked at AOL full-time


Pros: Brilliant people , plenty of money to invest in cutting… Cons: Zero direction at any macro level. A persistent dream by senior management that they can have their billions back on the balance sheet and… Advice to Senior Management: Get a clue. Stop racing to make this company what it once was and enjoy the fact that of you cultivate things they will… More

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